GSAT-6A setback: It soared, it sailed. And then it strayed
Scientist are trying to send non-command messages to see if the communication satellite, that went blank within minutes of its launch, responded.
India loses contact with GSAT-6A satellite
Bengaluru, April 1 (IANS) In a setback for its space programme, India on Sunday said it lost contact with its communication satellite GSAT-6A, which was launched on board the Geosynchronous Satellite Launch V...
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GSAT-6A setback may delay other Isro projects
For Isro, this will be the second setback in seven months after a replacement satellite for Navic, the country’s navigation system failed in August to eject from the heat shield in space due to a snag.
Preliminary data shows chances of recovery of GSAT-6A: ISRO
ISRO Chairman K Sivan said preliminary data shows that there are chances of recovery,but establishing link with the satellite was the key.
ISRO loses contact with GSAT-6A, trying to establish link
The space agency lost contact with the satellite when it attempted to ignite the engine of satellite in a third and final move to its desired location in space.
48 hours after launch, Isro goes silent on GSAT
The customary official statement on the manoeuvre, like the one after the first such exercise at 9.22am on Thursday, did not happen.
ISRO successfully launches GSAT-6A satellite. Here's all you need to know
The GSAT-6A, the twin of the GSAT-6 , is a high power S-band communication satellite built on I-2K satellite bus with a mission life of about ten years. GSAT-6 was launched in 2015.
India to launch communication satellite GSAT-6A on March 29
According to the space agency, the satellite with a life span of around 10 years will be put into orbit by the Indian rocket, Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV-F08).
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